Nine Nurturing Tips for Parenting ADHD Kids

Nine ways parents can create an encouraging environment to help their ADHD children grow into well-adjusted ADD adults.


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5. BE PATIENT ABOUT RESPONSIBILITIES AND CHORES.

Tasks and chores are essential for ADHD children to feel like a part of the family. But piling on too many chores, or not explaining the reasons for doing them, overloads your child’s brain.

Being overwhelmed stops an ADHDer in his tracks. So, when assigning responsibilities, assign them one at a time, making sure your child knows what’s expected of him—and why.

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